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    DescriptionLarge-size working drawings are the foundation of any architectural process and 'key' to practical construction of a building, yet very little has been written and published about the architect's quintessential tool. This new book bridges this gap, as it draws on a vast collection of working drawings from many centuries, held by the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich. This is a collection of plans for a wide range of architectural projects and features many representational techniques. Providing a comprehensive record, around a hundred of the collection's highlights through five centuries, are arranged by category allowing for direct comparison. All plans are depicted entirely in colour on large-size spreads and fold-outs. Full catalogue details are provided for each drawing. Various topics are covered in essays by expert authors, which compliment the images. Featured architects include respected names such as Francesco Borromini, Gottfried Semper, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Eero Saarinen, Jorn Utzon, Alvaro Siza, Rafael Moneo, Herzog & de Meuron, Peter Zumthor, Diller Scofidio or Caruso St. John.

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    The Working Drawing - the Architect's Tool
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Annette Spiro, By (author) David Ganzoni
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 328
    Width: 250 mm
    Height: 330 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 2,600 g
    ISBN 13: 9783906027319
    ISBN 10: 3906027317

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AMC
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    BIC subject category V2: AMX
    DC22: 720.284
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ARC004000, ARC024000
    DC23: 720.284
    LC classification: NA2700 .W67 2013
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: AMX, AMC
    Illustrations note
    220 colour
    Park Books
    Imprint name
    Park Books
    Publication date
    15 February 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Annette Spiro is a professor for Architecture and Construction at at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich). David Ganzoni is an architect and also works also as a teaching and research assistant with Annette Spiro's Chair of Architecture and Construction at ETH Zurich.